There was another weekly increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases in the Cariboo according to the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).
The BCCDC is reporting 155 new COVID-19 cases in the Cariboo’s local health regions last week (September 5th to 11th). There were 117 cases the week before.
95 of last week’s reported cases were in the Cariboo/Chilcotin region, 51 were in the Quesnel region, and nine were in the 100 Mile region.
The week before, there were 77 in the Cariboo/Chilcotin, 33 in the Quesnel region, and seven in the 100 Mile region.
The BCCDC’s latest data shows that 72% of eligible people (12 and older) in the Quesnel LHR have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, a 2% increase. 70% of eligible people in the Cariboo/Chilcotin, and 72% in the 100 Mile region have received one dose, no change for either region.
According to the BCCDC, 65% of eligible people in the 100 Mile region, 62% in the Quesnel region, and 61% in the Cariboo/Chilcotin region have received their second shot, a one percent increase across all three regions.